Agricultural machinery pioneer, Helmut Claas, dies

Helmut Claas, long-time Managing Director, Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Shareholders’ Committee of the CLAAS group, died on 5th January 2021 at the age of 94.

Celebrations mark the opening of new UK headquarters

Claas UK, and its dealer Manns, celebrated the official opening of its redeveloped Saxham, Suffolk headquarters in mid-October, following three years of construction.

Industry recognition for promoting women in agriculture

Vencomatic UK’s Graphic Designer and Marketing Exec has been voted onto the Women in Agriculture Scotland Committee (WiAS).

Giving back to the Agricultural Community

AGRI-APP began as a small seed of an idea; the goal, give back and help the members of the Agricultural and Horticultural communities.

Less than a fifth of farmers plan to fully retire, new university study finds

Nearly 700 farms across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland took part in the extensive university research, and the findings highlighted the unique approach farmers take to retirement.

Long-term pig B&B yields returns

White Rose Farms is looking for farmers in the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire regions to enter into long-term pig finishing contracts. In return, they offer attractive returns on investment and a guaranteed

‘Real fears’ about dairy worker shortage

The government has rejected last-ditch attempts to get dairy workers included on the Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC) Shortage Occupation List (SOL), after a four-month consultation.

Inspirational Cheshire farmer wins Dairy Woman of the Year

Dairy farmer Karen Halton from Cheshire has scooped this year’s prestigious Dairy Industry Woman of the Year award at the virtual Women in Dairy (WID) conference held yesterday (30 September).

Another day at the coop – women on a mission

Vencomatic UK is highlighting the various and exciting roles that the industry has to offer and the women who are doing them.

Agri-contracting set to become increasingly important

Supporting farm income has been cited as the main reason for offering agricultural contracting services, according to a survey by NFU Mutual.

Taking the stress out of rural recruitment

Recruitment can be a challenging process for employers and job seekers alike, which is why AGRI-APP was launched – to simplify this necessary part of working life, as well as playing a part in tackling mental health issues in agriculture.

Finalists chosen for Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award

The finalists for the prestigious Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award – which recognises the achievements of women in the British dairy industry – have been selected.

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